Gender and Alcoholism

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Gender and Alcoholism Alcoholism is faced by both men and women, and does not discriminate between age, marital status or age. However, gender has been found to be an important factor influencing alcoholism vulnerability and treatment. There are both biological and physiological factors including hormones that show that gender differences occur in alcoholism. In developed countries, the World Health Organization has estimated, 1 in 5 men and 1 in 12 women develop alcohol dependence during their lives. This gender...

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